Archive for the 'David Copperfield' Category

Copperfield Restores Historic Flag And More [Magic Bulletin]

Posted by Michael on June 17th, 2019

Above is the official video released by the National Museum of American History showing David Copperfield’s special Flag Day illusion with the historic flag flown over Fort McHenry during the War of 1812′s Battle of Baltimore. It is the very flag seen by Francis Scott Key which inspired him to write The Star Spangled Banner. There is plenty more coverage of this very special illusion on the New Jersey News 12 site, the New Jersey Fox 5 site and the Smithsonian website.

Penn & Teller: Fool Us returns to the air tonight with new episodes on The CW. Check your local listings.

Dave Matthews spoke about his experiences as a magician’s assistant on a recent SiriusXM interview; you can catch it on the SiriusXM YouTube page.

Intergalactic Auction News

Posted by Michael on December 6th, 2018

This is The Prop Store’s ad for the fun size spaceship prop from the My Favorite Martian TV series, which they offered as a part of their auction last weekend. Why is it on iTricks? Well, it was purchased (for $100,000 according to Canada.com) by David Copperfield, who evidently collects more than just magic history!

Happy Birthday David Copperfield

Posted by Michael on September 14th, 2018

David Copperfield is arguably the most successful magic in history, but we are highlighting this classic performance because this Sunday he’ll be celebrating his 62nd birthday.

Happy birthday, David, iTricks hopes it is a great one.

And to the rest of y’all iTrickers have a great (and safe) weekend, too.

On Set With David Copperfield And Chloe Gosselin

Posted by Michael on August 14th, 2018

Earlier this morning we mentioned David Copperfield and Chloe Gosselin appearing in the latest issue of Footwear News. Turns out, there is video to go with it!

Copperfield Collection At New York Historical Society

Posted by Michael on June 18th, 2018

The AP gives the world a peek at the items from the Copperfield Magic Collection on display at the New York Historical Society’s Summer of Magic Exhibit. This special exhibit opened over the weekend and will continue to run through September, so if you are going to be in New York, plan accordingly!

BREAKING: Copperfield Negligent, Not Liable

Posted by Michael on May 30th, 2018

Even though jury deliberation began only yesterday, there is a verdict in the David Copperfield lawsuit. Although the MGM and David Copperfield were found negligent for not conducting a more thorough investigation of the fall at the center of the case, the jury found the injuries caused by the fall itself to be attributable to the plaintiff.

Read more at the Las Vegas Review-Journal, National Public Radio, USA Today and KSNV, the source of the clip above.

Court Commentary From Murray SawChuck

Posted by Michael on May 7th, 2018

More coverage of the David Copperfield wrongful injury trial from Las Vegas from KSNV; in this clip they get some commentary from a magician’s point of view as Murray SawChuck joins their Jeff Maher to discuss the case.